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Anyone know the regiment?

Wed Jul 27, 2016 12:31 pm

I think this is my uncle, I only ever knew him when he was older so not 100% sure, but does anyone know the regiment code on his uniform please?
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Re: Anyone know the regiment?

Wed Jul 27, 2016 4:00 pm

I think the badge on his arm may be R.E.M.E - Royal and Electrical Engineers. If you look this up on line, you will see this badge and similar ones for the regiment.

Re: Anyone know the regiment?

Wed Jul 27, 2016 7:22 pm

The badge on his arm (over the corporal's stripes) is a trade badge and is that of a fitter (or smith) - crossed hammer and pincers. Well, that was my grandpa's trade and he had the same badge. It may be referred to as an artificer's badge - not sure.

I regret I have no idea of the collar badge.

Re: Anyone know the regiment?

Mon Aug 01, 2016 6:15 pm

The badge looks very like that of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps. The trade or proficiency badge is used to signify skills as an Artificer or Armourer . Jeff Ward.

Re: Anyone know the regiment?

Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:33 am

Thanks everyone, that's very helpful!
Cheers
Julie
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